Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1118583191
ISBN 13: 978-1-11858-319-7

Chapter 3 - Quadratic Functions - Exercises for Skills for Completing the Square - Page 138: 23



Work Step by Step

Completing the square to solve the equation, we find: $$ \left(g-1\right)^2-24-\left(-1\right)^2 \\ \left(g-1\right)^2-25 \\ \left(g-1\right)^2=25 \\ g=6,\:g=-4$$
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